Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos bio

Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos


Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at the University of Miami’s College of Engineering with a secondary appointment at the Department of Ocean Sciences and the School of Architecture. He is an expert in structural morphology, which investigates the relationship between structures, as well as their form, function, material and forces. He focuses on lightweight structures, such as tensegrity systems, as well as coastal applications, including ecofriendly solutions for shoreline protection.

Landolf holds an engineering diploma and PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, also known as Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), and he was previously at Princeton University as Postdoctoral Researcher for the Form-Finding Lab.